Founded in 2000,
Urban Crossroads, Inc. is a...
California “S” Corporation and certified Small Business (SBE_#48585) and a leading provider of traffic, air, and noise consulting services. We serve both public and private sector clients to provide forecasting, analysis, and design for all modes of transportation. At Urban Crossroads we recognize the importance of delivering a timely work product that satisfies the regulatory requirements while communicating with our clients throughout the process.
Aric Evatt is the President of Urban Crossroads, Inc. and a certified Professional Transportation Planner (PTP). Mr. Evatt oversees a wide range of technical disciplines with an emphasis on transportation planning and environmental impact analysis with a focus on helping clients develop mitigation strategies in response to ever evolving environmental and legislative requirements. As President of Urban Crossroads, Inc. Mr. Evatt works to ensure our continued success by maintaining strong client relationships, providing timely and complete work products and supporting our technical studies throughout the public hearing process.
Bill Lawson is a founding principal partner, a Registered Professional Traffic Engineer and a Certified Acoustical Consultant. Mr. Lawson maintains a wide range of technical expertise that includes transportation planning, traffic engineering, neighborhood traffic control, and noise impact analysis. Mr. Lawson has over 25 years of community noise experience and has personally prepared and directed the development of well over 2,000 noise study reports throughout Southern California. His work as a noise consultant focuses on helping communities identify and control noise impacts by developing meaningful solutions to complex noise issues.
Charlene So P.E., has worked in transportation planning and traffic engineering since 2002. Since earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, Ms. So has developed a wide range of expertise in transportation planning and traffic impact analyses. She is a registered professional traffic engineer in the State of California. Ms. So is an experienced project manager leading the traffic group and traffic engineer who is familiar with the analysis techniques of the most current Highway Capacity Manual. She is proficient in the use of unique analysis software tools such as SYNCHRO, SimTraffic, VISSIM, VISTRO, and HCS.
Haseeb Qureshi has been working in the field of air quality, climate change, health risk assessment, and transportation planning and analysis since 2006. In this time, he has authored numerous air quality, health risk, greenhouse gas, traffic impact analysis studies, and provided input into project design to promote sustainability and walkability for projects ranging from small development projects to citywide General Plan updates and large-scale specific plans. Recent activities include efforts to inventory greenhouse gas emissions for various projects and provide recommendations to reduce carbon impacts through innovative mitigation strategies. Mr. Qureshi is also proficient in the use of unique software tools such as CalEEMod, AERMOD, ISCST3, CALINE4 and EMFAC.